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'Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler' CD/DVD Release Features Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire + More


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A star-studded concert from late in Kenny Rogers' life will be released on May 20 as a CD/DVD combo.

Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler was filmed on Oct. 25, 2017 at Nashville's Bridgestone Arena and features such Rogers fans turned peers as Chris Stapleton, Idina Menzel, Lionel Richie, Little Big Town and Reba McEntireCBS aired the special on Thurs., Sept. 23, 2021.

Per a press release, "the live concert features on-stage tributes, artists' anecdotes and inspiring songs performed in front of the music icon himself, as he bid farewell to performing and announced his retirement."

Superstar guests sang some of the Country Music Hall of Fame member's best-loved songs that night, including "The Gambler," "Lady," "She Believes in Me," "Through the Years," "Lucille" and "We've Got Tonight."

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In addition, Dolly Parton sings songs by (and tell stories about) Rogers, her longtime duet partner. The press release adds that Parton's segment will "culminate in an emotional finale featuring Rogers himself."

"Kenny Rogers' enormous impact on country music was matched only by the love all the artists and fans showed Kenny on this incredible night. We are so thrilled to share this special with his friends, family and fans all around the world as he will remain forever in our hearts," said executive producers Keith Wortman and Ken Levitan in a press release.

Kenny Rogers: All In For The Gambler is a production of Blackbird Presents, the company behind career celebrations for Willie Nelson and other country legends. Wortman is creator and executive producer, with Levitan as an executive producer.

The concert special was taped back in Oct. 2017. Alison Krauss, Elle King, Jamey Johnson, The Judds, Wynonna, Kris Kristofferson, Lady A and The Flaming Lips were among the additional performers that night.

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Kenny Rogers: All in For The Gambler CD/DVD Tracklist

1. "The Gambler" - Chris Stapleton 
2. "Tulsa Turnaround" - Elle King 
3. "Love of Something Like It" - The Oak Ridge Boys (DVD ONLY)
4. "She Believes In Me" - Lady A
5. "Blaze of Glory" - Billy Dean, Crystal Gayle, Kim Forester, Lee Greenwood, Rudy Gatlin, Steve Gatlin, T. G. Sheppard, T. Graham Brown, Travis Tritt
6."You Turn the Light On" - Wynonna
7."Coward of the County" - Aaron Lewis
8."Sweet Music Man" - Jamey Johnson (CD ONLY)
9."Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Is In)" - Jamey Johnson
10. "Twenty Years Ago" - Hillary Scott & Linda Davis
11. "Morning Desire" - Billy Currington (DVD ONLY)
12. "Lucille" - Justin Moore
13. "Through the Years" - Little Big Town
14. "We've Got Tonight" - Idina Menzel & Charles Kelley
15. "Lady" - Lionel Richie
16. "You Can't Make Old Friends" - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton
17. "I Will Always Love You" - Dolly Parton
18. "Islands in the Stream" - Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton

This story originally ran on Sept. 9, 2021. It was updated on March 31, 2022 to include news about the television special's CD/DVD release.

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